Parvinder Singh first Sikh mayor of Wokingham in England [ Current Affairs ]

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Indian-origin Parvinder Singh Batth of Conservative party councillor who was chosen as the mayor of United Kingdom’s Wokingham Borough Council. Parvinder Singh Batth became the first Sikh to hold the Mayor’s position in UK. He replaced Councillor UllaKarin Clark for this post and will serve till 2016.

Image of Parvinder Singh Batth

Image of Parvinder Singh Batth

First Sikh Mayor in England

  • Earlier, Parvinder Singh Batth had served as Deputy Mayor of borough of Wokingham in Berkshire in south east England.
  • Parvinder Singh Batth was born in Indian state of Punjab in the farmer’s family. Later he had migrated to United Kingdom.
  • Parvinder Singh Batth has served his local borough of Wokingham in Berkshire in south east England as Deputy Mayor, took over the role from Councillor UllaKarin Clark and will serve till 2016.

- Published on: May 25, 2015